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be affected, both still eligible for medicare coverage. but it could affect mr. and mrs. brown, who are only sixty. that could raise the number to sixty-five, and mr. and mrs. jackson, fifty-five, may not be eligible until they're sixty-six or older. but others say it would shift the costs to health care providers and private insurers. >> so as the private number pays more, the government saves money. but total costs rise. >> reporter: congresss could also change the means test, meaning seniors who earn more must pay more mrs. graham, for example, with income of less than 85,000 a year will pay a premium of 85 a month. her neighbors earning more than $85,000 a year, already pay up to $250 more a month in premiums. while only 5% pay higher in premiums, congress could raise the premiums or the co-pays on all seniors. but many are on a tight budget, the median income $22,000 a year. that is why many oppose the changes. >> we want to see the numbers lowered, not simply see the seniors pay more for health care. >> reporter: since nearly every senior will depend on medicare, any decision on eligib
scott brown in massachusetts. >> you better believe we're going to fight for equal pay. >> reporter: and tammy bald wind win is the first openly gay. >> i will be a senator for all of wisconsin. >> reporter: as for the republican candidates, richard akin, and akin lost to mccaskill, who held on to her senate seat. in new hampshire, all the top elected officials are now women. the governor, both senators and the members of congress, democrats started to recruit women candidates almost two years ago. >> almost at the beginning of the time when the republicans came into power in the house and the first few bills they put out took away the woman's right to choose. >> reporter: for the first time, white men will be in the minority among house democrats, but house democrats will be male. this also saw same-sex marriage gains, maryland the first to vote for gay marriage, and washington state and colorado voted to legalize recreational marijuana. massachusetts legalized it for medicinal use, only. >> there is a whole lot of weed on the ballot in places. >> reporter: but in arkansas, voters
. on a visit to pakistan u.n. education envoy gordon brown presented a petition with a million signatures calling for education for all. malala, he said, has become a beacon of hope. >> people who were previously silent and said nothing are now saying we cannot allow this to happen. we are going to change this. >> reporter: doctors are preparing for her next surgery, but they say she continues to make remarkable recovery. this week her hospital in birmingham released a new video documenting the recovery with malala reading some of the cards and thousands of messages from around the world. >> i'm thankful -- >> reporter: her father spoke in a video on her behalf. >> she wants me to tell everyone how grateful she is and is amazed that men, women and children from across the world are interested in her well-being. >> reporter: back home her classmates gathered at school in her honor while two friends, also wounded in the attack, sent a message saying we are praying she gets better and comes back to our school. something malala's father says she hopes to do soon. nbc news, new york. >>> still
tonight from nbc's katy tur. >> reporter: don't be fooled by the brown boxy exterior, this is actually a pirate ship, no wait, a hotel, no wait, igloo, this man decided to throw out all the brand name toys and leave the rest to the kids' imagination. not one. not one complained about not having the toys on this black friday as parents by the thousands storm the times square toys "r" us, shelling out some major cash for some major play things, we asked the question, do you kind of want to play with the boxes now? did i just save you a ton of money? >> yes, you did. >> reporter: more evidence came from our nightly news viewers when we put out the call from facebook and twitter, for pictures of their kids and the boxes they love. there is no age limit. it can be the much-needed space in the middle of times square. a dining room table. >> cheers. >> reporter: or a news desk. in fact, cardboard boxes were put in the national toy hall of fame in 2005. you can get them for free and run wild, or buy them with step by step instructions, from tanks to magical castles, each for about 30 bucks. th
well, ups has two other facilities. and other companies use brown boot camp as a model. it is not for everyone, but that means the drivers who do make it through are more than ready for the holiday rush. kristen dahlgren, nbc news, landover, maryland. >>> it would be nice to have that harness in real life. >>> and up next, americans are discovering just where power ball is now. >>> power ball has grown into an enormous pile of money. it has now rolled over 16 consecutive times without anybody winning it. the jackpot now stands at a record $425 million for wednesday's drawing. a whole lot of folks are buying in. >>> it was quite a statement of support, say nothing of good cheer. two members of the indianapolis colts cheering squad shaved their heads as a show of support for the head coach chuck pagano, who is fighting leukemia, first, the players did it, then the cheerleaders, they went beyond the call of duty. >> as the time magazine website put it today, it is good to have the irish back >>> and notre dame will go to the national championship game against either the ge
warren, who defeated scott brown in massachusetts. >> you better believe we're going to fight for equal pay for equal work. >> reporter: and tammy baldwin, the first openly gay member, in what used to be called the world's exclusive men's club. >> i will be a senator for all of wisconsin. >> reporter: as for richard mourdock and todd akin, they both lost. akin, to claire mccaskill. the top officials are now women, the governor, both senators, and the members of congress. democrats started to recruit women candidates almost two years ago. >> almost at the beginning of the time when the republicans came into power in the house in the first few bills they put out, took away a woman's right to choose. >> reporter: for the first time, white men will be in the minority among house democrats. but house republicans will be more white and male. although michelle bachmann won her race, two states, maryland and maine, became the first to vote for gay marriage. and washington state and colorado voted to legalize recreational marijuana. massachusetts legalized it for medicinal use only. but pot didn
weeks after the storm, thousands of people volunteer daily. sasha brown is one of the people who helps pack up supplies and deliver them to people in need. >> i'm just a new yorker helping out other new yorkers. >> reporter: his band finished touring so he borrowed the van and showed up here. who's paying for the gas? >> i am. the band is, they don't know it yet, but they are donating it. >> reporter: occupy has set up a hyperorganized system with a command center, a medic dispatch and car dispatch to organize drivers. there's a phone bank, kitchens that supply two hot meals a day and no shortage of helpers. they use twitter and facebook to match donation needs. and ups to dwliv supplies that have been carefully picked out. >> wonderful, thank you. >> reporter: with $400,000 in the bank and next to no overhead, all the money can go straight to relief efforts. every little bit helps. >> they're trying to help people to survive. >> reporter: no bureaucracy, and the occupy volunteers say that means no problem. katy tur, nbc news, new york. >>> that's our tuesday broadcast. thank you for b
a well-liked republican, senator scott brown, who won ted kennedy's seat two years ago, the rare republican who expresses his cooperation with president obama. >> i was just named the least partisan senator. i take pride in that, trying to work with others and getting things done. >> reporter: the voters are deciding 33 senate races, and for much of the year the were are as believed they had a good shot to pick up the three or four seats needed for the majority. but controversy slowed their majority, republicans banked on wins in missouri and indiana, until todd aken and richard mourdock made decisive comments about rape. >> and that could be enough to cost them control of the senate. >> reporter: in connecticut, they hoped that the former world wrestling ceo linda mcman could up seat, but polls showed her behind, and tommy thompson is locked in a nail-biter with democratic congresswoman tammy baldwin, who could become the first openly gay winner. the new senate could be even more divided than it is now. kelly o'donnell, cleveland. >>> and as we continue, one of the big wild card
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)